Research Associate - Molecular Biology

  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry.  Celebrating 50 years of service, Lancaster Laboratories is a leading contract lab providing testing and research services in the environmental, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical sciences to clients worldwide.

Job Description

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for a Molecular Biology Research Associate to support our Professional Scientific Services group in San Diego, CA.

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Maintain mammalian cell lines, including expanding cultures, harvesting cells, and cryopreservation
  • Prepare and validate reagents, maintain and record run information with accuracy, troubleshoot biology and/or process
  • Use complex integrated liquid handling platforms to independently perform high-throughput transfections and antibody purifications
  • Interact closely with colleagues in antibody discovery, protein engineering and purification groups

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

  • Knowledge of cGMP
  • Experience working in a laboratory setting
  • Knowledge and experience with setting up high-throughput liquid handling processes
  • Ability to work both independently and in a fast paced team-oriented setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, work planning, data analysis and record keeping skills (with strong attention to detail) will be required


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in biochemistry, chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, or other related science concentration
  • 1 - 2 years of industry or academic research experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of San Diego, California are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and time-off, and dental and vision options.   To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our website   .

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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